How do we help our children share? A mother asks advice about helping her 3 and 1/2 year old and her 18 month old learn to share.
Sleep for 3 year olds
When does a toddler drop naps altogether? How does that affect nighttime sleep?
In contrast with helicopter parenting, we value healthy distance in certain moments that allows confident independence. Confidence that comes from knowing that the family is a safe place, a place where they belong and a strong relational connection with parents and siblings. Responsibility training's goal is to impart independence that grows, within safe bounds, pointing to a future adulthood where your adult children are capable of dealing with life situations
Other ideas that overlap with the philosophy of responsibility training include baby-led-weaning (self feeding), age-appropriate chores, and "free-range" parenting.
Here are some helpful blogs we've found on these subjects
http://joannagoddard.blogspot.com/2012/06/french-kids-eat-everything.html (be a part of the family, eat what we eat)
Preparing toddlers for a new sibling
You are about to have another baby! Your first baby is starting to grow up but in many ways she is still a baby. What can you do get everyone ready?